2013 Winners

The 25th annual One World Media Awards took place on Tuesday 7th May at Kings Place in London.

2013 marked a big year for the One World Media Awards – the 25th edition of the annual Awards ceremony. Jon Snow kicked off the event with a talk on how the media industry had changed over the past quarter century and presented the Awards to a sell-out audience of journalists, filmmakers, development and NGO professionals.

Highlights included Sue Lloyd-Roberts winning the International Journalist of the Year Award for her reports from India, Egypt and Burma, a News Award win for 2012’s Journalist of the Year Jamal Osman for his unique report Somali Justice, and the first ever winner of the inaugural New Voice Award, BBC Persian’s Tahir Qadiry. The Special Award winner was Azerbaijani news broadcaster Objective TV, which focuses on documenting human rights abuses.

Journalist of the Year Award

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WINNER Sue Lloyd-Roberts – BBC Newsnight

Ian Pannell – BBC News

Stuart Ramsay – Sky News

Radio Award

WINNER Assignment/Crossing Continents: Uzbekistan – BBC World Service/ BBC Radio 4

Assignment: India’s Lost Girls – BBC World Service

The Age of Reason: Part 6, Dr Nawal El Saadawi – BBC World Service

Student Award

WINNER Almost Famous – Vincent Du, Goldsmiths

Chana’s Way – Juan Félix Fernández, Royal Holloway

Karama Has No Walls – Sara Ishaq, Edinburgh College of Art

Documentary Award

WINNER In The Shadow Of The Sun/ Storyville: The Albino Witchcraft Murders – Inroad Films and Century Films for BBC Storyville

5 Broken Cameras – New Wave Films

Solar Mamas – BBC/ Plus Picture

Digital Media Award

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WINNER Jongo Love – Well Told Story

Africa Check – Africa Check

Aysén Profundo 2.0 – Philine von Düszeln & Pablo Ocqueteau

Press Award

WINNER Death Metal – Guardian Weekend Magazine

The Day I Saw 248 Girls Suffering Genital Mutilation – The Observer Magazine

The World’s Deadliest Road – The Observer Magazine and Guardian Global Development

Television Award

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WINNER Unreported World: The Master Chef of Mogadishu – Channel 4

Our World: The Marriage Breakers of Bangladesh – BBC News Channel & BBC World

Unreported World: Sex, Mobs and Revolution – Channel 4

Entertainment Award

WINNER Escape from the World’s Most Dangerous Place – BBC 3

Go Back To Where You Came From Episode 2 – SBS Australia

The Bengali Detective – Native Voice Films

New Voice Award

WINNER Tahir Qadiry – BBC Persian

Jessica Hatcher – Freelance

Oliver Englehart – Freelance/Al Jazeera English

News Award

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WINNER Somali Justice – Channel 4 News

Aleppo: Race to Save Rena – CNN/CNN International

We Live in Fear of a Massacre – Sunday Times

Special Award

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WINNER Objective TV – Azerbaijan

Nisaa FM – Palestine

The Zimbabwean – Zimbabwe